Envisioning Ushahidi v3!

In the last couple of weeks, we’ve rolled out four beta releases, and held different community discussions around what Ushahidi v3 looks like and infrastructural changes within the platform.

Community Survey Results are in!

Our Community is Important to us!
The Ushahidi community has always been at the heart of what we do.

Weekly: Citizen Action in Philippines, OSCON / Portland Meetup

From Citizen Action in the Philippines to Data experiments to Translation help and Open Source Events, we’ve got an action mapped weekly.
Deployment of the Week
Citizen Action in the Philippines are the Deployment of the Week. CANA is all about building citizen action:

Monitoring Dangerous Speech: Umati Update

Lead by Kagonya Awori and Angela Crandall, the dedicated ihub Research team is monitoring and analyzing Dangerous Speech in Kenya with the Umati project. The Umati (the Swahili word for “crowd”) project coincides with the upcoming Kenyan Election and is connected to Ushahidi’s Uchaguzi plans.

Careful in your love of M-PESA and mobile payments to solve every development problem

Do you sometimes feel that every international development organization is in love with mobile money today? That transferring currency equivalents via mobile phones will somehow be a silver bullet for many pressing issues.

A Movement of Hundreds of Small Movements

[Guest post: Maria Grabowski Kjær is a MSc student in Social Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, with a fundamental interest in social change and human rights. She is currently working towards her thesis, exploring how deployers use Ushahidi to organize and communicate, with interest in how the online and offline 'feed' into each other.

Evaluation plus Action: Toolkits for Deployers

The Ushahidi .ke Evaluation Launch was held on August 25th, 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Live from the Ushahidi .ke Evaluation Launch

The ihub in Nairobi, Kenya has been buzzing all morning with conversations about the Ushahidi .ke Evaluation launch.
We are honoured to have our local community and some guests like UNHCR and NetHope join us to talk about best practices and improvements for deployments and Ushahidi.

Join the Ushahidi .ke Evaluation Launch

You are invited to attend our Ushahidi .ke Evaluation Launch on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at the iHub in Nairobi, Kenya.

Introducing Ushahidi SWAT

We’re fortunate to have some real Ushahidi pros in the open source community. They know the Ushahidi code base inside out and regularly contribute improvements and fixes. As we continue to evolve the Ushahidi platform with new upgrades, we increasingly need to refine our quality assurance processes. We believe that Ushahidi pros can play a pivotal role in this respect.

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